NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing all 8 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Geer, Elyssa A.; Quinn, Jamie M.; Ganley, Colleen M. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Previous research has demonstrated a link between spatial and math skills. However, little research has examined this relation longitudinally. The present study examines the development of and reciprocal relations between spatial and math skills in elementary school students. We administered two spatial tasks and a math task to 312 first- through…
Descriptors: Correlation, Spatial Ability, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Garon-Carrier, Gabrielle; Boivin, Michel; Guay, Frédéric; Kovas, Yulia; Dionne, Ginette; Lemelin, Jean-Pascal; Séguin, Jean R.; Vitaro, Frank; Tremblay, Richard E. – Child Development, 2016
This study examined the associations between intrinsic motivation and achievement in mathematics in a sample of 1,478 Canadian school-age children followed from Grades 1 to 4 (ages 7-10). Children self-reported their intrinsic motivation toward mathematics, whereas achievement was measured through direct assessment of mathematics abilities.…
Descriptors: Motivation, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Grade 2
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Silinskas, Gintautas; Dietrich, Julia; Pakarinen, Eija; Kiuru, Noona; Aunola, Kaisa; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Hirvonen, Riikka; Muotka, Joona; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2015
In the present study, we examined the extent to which the responses of teachers and mothers toward a particular child are similar in respect to their instructional support and affect, and whether child characteristics predict these responses. The data of 373 Finnish child-teacher-mother triads (178 girls, 195 boys) were analysed. Teachers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Mothers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hedges, Larry V.; Hedberg, E. C. – Evaluation Review, 2013
Background: Cluster-randomized experiments that assign intact groups such as schools or school districts to treatment conditions are increasingly common in educational research. Such experiments are inherently multilevel designs whose sensitivity (statistical power and precision of estimates) depends on the variance decomposition across levels.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Multivariate Analysis, Educational Experiments, Statistical Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Shin, Yongyun; Raudenbush, Stephen W. – Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 2011
This article addresses three questions: Does reduced class size cause higher academic achievement in reading, mathematics, listening, and word recognition skills? If it does, how large are these effects? Does the magnitude of such effects vary significantly across schools? The authors analyze data from Tennessee's Student/Teacher Achievement Ratio…
Descriptors: Small Classes, Correlation, Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kikas, Eve; Peets, Katlin; Palu, Anu; Afanasjev, Juri – Educational Psychology, 2009
In this study, we examined the development of maths skills in 269 Estonian primary school children (119 boys and 150 girls; 20 classes). Testing was carried out over a three-year period (Grade 1-Grade 3). Before the last testing session, children's verbal skills and motivational orientations were also tested. In addition, teachers evaluated…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Testing, Verbal Ability, Grade 3
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Desoete, Annemie; Stock, Pieter; Schepens, Annemie; Baeyens, Dieter; Roeyers, Herbert – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2009
Previous research stresses the importance of seriation, classification, and counting abilities that should be assessed in kindergarten, when looking for crucial predictors of mathematical learning disabilities in Grade 1. This study examines (n = 158) two-year-long predictive relationships between children's seriation, classification, procedural…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Tests, Classification
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Krinzinger, Helga; Kaufmann, Liane; Willmes, Klaus – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2009
Mathematical learning disabilities (MLDs) are often associated with math anxiety, yet until now, very little is known about the causal relations between calculation ability and math anxiety during early primary school years. The main aim of this study was to longitudinally investigate the relationship between calculation ability, self-reported…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Learning Disabilities, Computation, Grade 3